42rd Annual Meeting of The American Society of Nephrology

10月16日~21日にアメリカ デンバーで“42rd Annual Meeting of The American Society of Nephrology”が開催れました。

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「Low Awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease in Japanese Health-Check Subjects」
Yoshinari Yasuda, Kinuko Komada, Kiyoshi Shibata, Shoichi Maruyama, Enyu Imai,Seiichi Matsuo

「Modification of the CKD-EPI Equation for Japanese: Accuracy and Use for PopulationEstimates」
Masaru Horio, Enyu Imai, Yoshinari Yasuda, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Seiichi Matsuo

「New Adjusted Equations for Estimated GFR from Serum Creatinine in Korean」
Beom Seok Kim, Hoon Young Choi, Ho Yung Lee, Yong Kyu Lee, Sung-Kyu Ha,Sug Kyun Shin, Seung-Ok Choi, Ho-Jung Kim, Kang Wook Lee, Yang Wook Kim, Yong-LimKim, Yoshinari Yasuda, Enyu Imai, Masaru Horio, Hirofumi Makino, Seiichi Matsuo

「Association of CD34+ Circulating Progenitor Cells and C-Reactive Protein withCardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients」
Shoichi Maruyama, Takenori Ozaki, Waichi Sato, Naotake Tsuboi, Masashi Mizuno,Hiroshi Takahashi, Hirotake Kasuga, Enyu Imai, Yasuhiko Ito, Seiichi Matsuo

「Prognostic Values of C-Reactive Protein Levels on Clinical Outcome after EndovascularTherapy in Hemodialysis Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease」
Hirotake Kasuga, Tetsuya Yamada, Nobumasa Nakamura, Ryo Takahashi, KeikoKimura, Takanobu Toriyama, Seiichi Matsuo, Hirohisa Kawahara

「The Role of EP4 Receptors/MKP-1/P38MAPK Signaling in the Regulation of RenalTubular Electrolytes Transport」
Noritaka Kawada, Toshiki Moriyama, Harumi Kitamura, Yoshitsugu Takabatake,Carolyn M. Ecelbarger, Enyu Imai, William J. Welch, Christopher S. Wilcox, Hiromi Rakugi,Yoshitaka Isaka

「Basigin/CD147 Promotes Renal Fibrosis after Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction」
Noritoshi Kato, Tomoki Kosugi, Waichi Sato, Takuji Ishimoto, Shoichi Maruyama,Yukio Yuzawa, Kenji Kadomatsu, Seiichi Matsuo

「Lymphangiogenesis Develops during Tubulo-Interstitial Fibrosis Via theTGF-b-VEGF-C Pathway in Rat Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction」
Yasuhiro Suzuki, Yasuhiko Ito, Masashi Mizuno, Akiho Sawai, Hiroshi Kinashi,Waichi Sato, Shoichi Maruyama, Enyu Imai, Yoshifumi Takei, Seiichi Matsuo

「Association of Ankle Brachial Pressure Index and C-Reactive Protein withCardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients」
Tetsuya Yamada, Takanobu Toriyama, Seiichi Matsuo, Hirohisa Kawahara

「Peritoneal Macrophage Infiltration Is Correlated with Baseline Peritoneal SoluteTransport Rate in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients」
Akiho Sawai, Yasuhiko Ito, Masashi Mizuno, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Susumu Toda, IsaoIto, Waichi Sato, Naotake Tsuboi, Shoichi Maruyama, Enyu Imai, Yoshifumi Takei, YukioYuzawa, Seiichi Matsuo

「Knock-Down of HGF and VEGF Production Reduces the Renoprotective Effects ofAdipose-Derived Stromal Cells in the Acute Kidney Injury」
Takayuki Katsuno, Hansu Kim, Kazuhiro Furuhashi, Yosuke Saka, Takenori Ozaki,Tokunori Yamamoto, Waichi Sato, Naotake Tsuboi, Enyu Imai, Yasuhiko Ito, Seiichi Matsuo,Shoichi Maruyama

「Prospective Evaluation of Pharmacokinetically Guided Dosing of Carboplatin in Japanese Patients with Cancer」
Yoshinari Yasuda, Tomoya Shimokata, Yuichi Ando, Shoichi Maruyama, Enyu Imai,Yoshinori Hasegawa, Seiichi Matsuo

「Serum b2-Microglobulin Levels Predict Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortality inEnd-Stage Renal Disease Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis」
Hirotake Kasuga, Tetsuya Yamada, Nobumasa Nakamura, Ryo Takahashi, KeikoKimura, Takanobu Toriyama, Seiichi Matsuo, Hirohisa Kawahara

「Gene Polymorphisms Contributing to Hypertension in IgA Nephropathy」
Maki Shinzawa, Ryohei Yamamoto, Yasuyuki Nagasawa, Tatsuya Shoji, NoriyukiOkada, Atsushi Yamauchi, Yoshiharu Tsubakihara, Enyu Imai, Hiromi Rakugi, Yoshitaka Isaka

「Can the Examination of the Ocular Fundus Be a Predictor of Chronic Kidney Disease?」
Yoshinari Yasuda, Kiyoshi Shibata, Sadao Suzuki, Shoichi Maruyama, Enyu Imai,Seiichi Matsuo

「Chronic Kidney Disease Japan Cohort (CKD-JAC) Study」
Enyu Imai, Seiichi Matsuo, Hirofumi Makino, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Kosaku Nitta,Tadao Akizawa, Satoshi Iimuro, Yasuo Ohashi, Akira Hishida

「Nocturnal Dysregulation of Heart Rate Is Associated with Cardiovascular and All-CauseMortality in End-Stage Renal Disease Patient on Hemodialysis」
Nobumasa Nakamura, Hirotake Kasuga, Keiko Kimura, Ryo Takahashi, Seiichi Matsuo

「Incidence of Symptomatic Stroke and Cancer in Chronic Kidney Disease PatientsTreated with Epoetins」
Enyu Imai, Ryohei Yamamoto, Hiromichi Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Watanabe

「Identification of Structural Isomers of IgA1 Hinge-Region O-Glycopeptides: Implicationsfor Pathogenesis of IgA Nephropathy (IgAN)」
Kazuo Takahashi, Hitoshi Suzuki, Archer D. Smith, Knud Poulsen, Mogens Kilian,
Yukio Yuzawa, Yoshiyuki Hiki, Bruce A. Julian, Jiri F. Mestecky, Matthew B. Renfrow, Jan Novak

「Therapeutic Potential of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells for Anti-GBM Glomerulonephritis」
Kazuhiro Furuhashi, Naotake Tsuboi, Hansu Kim, Takayuki Katsuno, Yosuke Saka,Takenori Ozaki, Waichi Sato, Enyu Imai, Yasuhiko Ito, Seiichi Matsuo, Shoichi Maruyama

「Analysis of GDNF-Inducible Zinc Finger Protein 1 Expression in Human DiseasedKidney」
Shoji Saito, Shoichi Maruyama, Seiichi Matsuo, Masahide Takahashi

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10月29日から30日にかけてロンドンで開かれましたKDIGO Controversies Conferenceに出席してきました。



会議は時にsmall group discussionにわかれ、朝8時から夜の8時まで続き、その後全員でディナーへ向かい、疲れ果ててホテルに戻る。。。といったまるで合宿(!?)のハードさでしたが、世界から集まったスーパーマン達の衰え知らずのバイタリティーに圧倒されました。

今回の内容はKidney Internationalに掲載されますが、なんと名古屋のグループから出た論文が2本もKDIGOのガイドラインの中に文献として引用されることとなりました!



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From the beginning

Time flies so quickly. I’ve been in Nagoya for about 1 month. To me, everything is new. I have a lot of “first time”.
I still remember the first time I met my tutor Miss. Shimitsu and Mr. Kimu at the airport. In fact I was very nerves at that time. But their smile made me become relax. I thought it must be a good beginning.
I still remember the first day I came to the Nephrology department. Prof. Waichi introduced every staff to me. And I could feel that the atmosphere is very good.
I still remember the first time I discussed the research project with Prof. Tsuboi. He gave me a lot of ideas. As a beginner, I knew little. Prof. Tsuboi opened a door for me.
I still remember the first time I did the experiment by myself. The process was not so smoothly. I always forgot the “aseptic concept” and confused the steps. I knew it was a beginning. I want to learn more.
I still remember the first time I attended the team party. Although I drunk little and I didn’t know will about Japanese. But I felt very happy.

In these days. I received so many people’s help. They are very patient. Especially my tutor. Miss Shimitsu always tries her best to answer my questions. She helps me not only in the experiment but also in research.

Gradually I get used to the life here. I like stay in the hospital with so many hard working staffs. I like others call me “Ishi Qiang”. I like learn new things every day. I like everyone here.

Whatever, it is just the beginning. In the following four years I’ll try my best. I believe everything will get better. And I also believe it must be the most important and unforgettable four years in my whole life.

Yes, I’m ready!